Brake calipers bolts. (Rant)

OK I give up how many bloody sockets and drivers are used on brake calipers? I have a drawer full of drivers for brakes. Yet it seems that every other car I work on uses a new one.

It gets to be annoying. Especially when the size of the tires and the tightness of the wheel wells make it impossible t see what you need before you take it apart.

Then once you find out you don’t have it, you find out that no one local carries it either. The auto parts shops were arguing me that the size I needed wasn’t used in calipers. I kept telling them to go look at it and show me what the heck did fit then. Once they had looked at it they agreed then they started that someone had to have replaced it.

I had to drive 30 miles to the nearest Sears to find what I needed.

Heck I was looking for Snap-on, Matco, or MAC trucks to wave down on the way there.

Total pain there manufacturers standardize on one size please.